Blogs

Training to Climb the World’s Tallest Free-Standing Mountain

By Stephen Scott I am climbing 19,341 feet to the top of a volcano. Yes! Mount Kilimanjaro...

Meet the Kilimanjaro Team – #OAClimbsKili

By Chaya Harris What do you picture when you think of Mount Kilimanjaro? Majestic views...

Lifting as We Climb – #OAClimbsKili

By Tarik MooreThe time to our Mt. Kilimanjaro expedition in Tanzania is winding down pretty...

RV Weekend Getaway to Yosemite National Park: Part 2

Yosemite Never DisappointsI’m a sucker for wilderness anywhere, on any day of the year, but...

RV Weekend Getaway to Yosemite National Park: Part 1

As most folks know by now, I am all about helping all people positively connect with...

#HealthyHolidays: 11 Ways to Incorporate the Outdoors this Season

Join us in BEING INTENTIONAL about Black Family Health over the holidays! It’s the most...

Holding Space When You’re the Only One Who Cares – A Lesson from My Dad

“Dad, we need another adventure together. You’re not getting any younger!” “I wouldn’t...

Outdoor Afro Welcomes Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club, to its Board of Directors

Mike Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club & Rue Mapp, CEO and Founder of...

REI Outessa Rocks for Women

Rue with Angela from KEEN It’s been a week since I had the chance to visit Kirkwood,...

This Shirt Has Our Back! Oaklandish T-Shirts Will Go on Many Missions with Outdoor Afro!

The Outdoor Afro 2017 Leadership Team The  other day at  Outdoor Afro headquarters we...

So You Say You Can’t Camp? Go RVing and KOA have You Covered!

Ziplining Visiting KOA last month since our last time five years ago felt like returning...

Our Statement Regarding the National Monuments & Antiquities Act

Bears Ears – Photo: Utah Public Radio President Obama made land conservation a...